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Aft Section, Howell Torpedo No. 24, #2013-001-001

Two archaeologist from the NHHC Underwater Archaeology Branch stand on either side of the tail section of the Howell Torpedo to keep it balanced as the forklift carries it to its holding tank.
Title: 130530-N-AH647-044
Description: WASHINGTON (May 30, 2013) Dr. Alexis Catsambis, left, cultural resource manager, and Blair Atcheson, historical preservation coordinator, both from the Naval History and Heritage Command at the Washington Navy Yard, move a late 19th century Howell torpedo. The torpedo was discovered by a team of Navy dolphins off the coast of San Diego and is scheduled to undergo months of restoration by a Navy archaeological team. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class David Cothran/Released)
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